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    Book Discussion on Last Stand

    Todd Wilkinson talked about his book, Last Stand: Ted Turner’s Quest to Save A Troubled Planet, in which he presents a biography of CNN founder Ted Turner and his political…

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    Book Discussion on Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us!

    In his novel Ralph Nader imagines placing seventeen billionaires in one room to solve the country’s problems, from the redevelopment of New Orleans to a reassessment of corporate…

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    Renewable and Alternative Energy

    CNN Founder Ted Turner and energy entrepreneur T. Boone Pickens spoke about energy policy. They talked about their renewable and alternative energy initiatives, including solar and…

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    Renewable Energy

    Ted Turner, T. Boone Pickens, James Cameron, and two renewable energy executives talked about their prescription for the growth of renewable energy. They emphasized the political and…

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    Future of Journalism

    Ted Turner talked about the future of media and the telecommunications industry. He is a media entrepreneur and philanthropist who started CNN, Turner Broadcasting, and a many other…

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    Sunday Book & Author Breakfast

    John Hodgman talked about his book, his comedy routine, and the novel Dune by Frank Herbert. The panel talked about the media, specifically the 24-hour news cycle, book publishers, the…

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    Our Common Future

    Entrepreneur Ted Turner discussed his life experiences in cable television, as a professional sports team owner, and as a philanthropist, in an address titled “Our Common…

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    Perestroika 20th Anniversary

    International dignitaries commemorated the 20th anniversary of “perestroika” in the USSR with a symposium and gala hosted by former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. The…

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    Energy and Environmental Issues

    Former President Bill Clinton and Ted Turner engaged in a discussion of energy and environmental issues, moderated by former Sen. Timothy E. Wirth. After the discussion they…

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    March for Women's Lives

    Politicians, celebrities, and others spoke in support of women’s rights around the world, including family planning, education, and human rights. They also supported the…

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    Television Academy Trustees Awards Dinner

    The National Academy of Television of Arts and Sciences presented its Trustees' Award to Comcast founder Ralph Roberts. Musical numbers were performed by the Keystone State Boys…

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    Our Common Future

    Ted Turner, Vice Chairman of AOL-Time Warner, spoke to students at the Harvard Law School Forum. He talked about his work on reducing nuclear weapons, but also took questions from the…

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    Nuclear Proliferation

    Mr. Turner and Senator Nunn announced the formation of the Nuclear Threat Initiative and spoke about efforts to curb nuclear proliferation and ensure greater safety for existing…

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    America Online and Time-Warner Merger

    Company officials announced a proposed merger between Time Warner and America Online. They said that the merger would offer limitless ways to develop new Internet content and…

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    University of Georgia Commencement

    Mr. Turner spoke to graduates about the importance of time, imploring them not to waste time and to keep informed. He told them that family should come first before career and…

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    Cable Industry Issues

    Mr. Turner talked about issues facing the cable television industry in 1997. He spoke in his capacity as this year’s president of the National Cable Television…

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    The Future of Cable Television

    The panelists talked about plans for the future of their telecommunications companies. They focused on the increasing variety of services becoming available to customers, as well as…

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    Television Ratings System

    After meeting with President Clinton and Vice President Gore, Mr. Valenti and television industry executives briefed reporters on a television ratings system which they promised to…

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    Telecommunications Issues

    Mr. Turner spoke about his pioneering career in the development of the cable television industry. He emphasized that a life devoted to personal and the public interest is the key…

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    Technology Corps Creation

    After meeting with several media industry and education leaders, Vice President Gore and President Clinton talked about the importance of cooperation between the public and private sectors…

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